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. shirley anne jackson, president of windsler polly technic institute since 199 . she served as the chair of the u.s. nuclear regulatory commission. she also has had an extensive career working in several prestigious physics laboratories, researching subatomic particles. dr. jackson earned her ph.d. in theoretical elementary particle physics from m.i.t. our final witness is dr. charles vest, president of the national academy of engineering. he was elected to this position in 2007 and is serving a six-year term. dr. vest also is the president emeritus of the massachusetts institute of technology and earned his ph.d. in mechanical engineering from the university of michigan. prior to his time in the academic world, dr. vest was vice chair of the u.s. council of competitiveness for eight years and a member of the president's committee of advisors on science and technology during the bush and clinton administrations. both dr. vest and dr. jackson were also distinguished members of the panel that authored the original 2005 national academy study "rising above the gathering storm." this study r
call engineering from union college in new york. our next witness is dr. shirley ann jackson president of the pollty -- prior to her tenure, mr. dr. jackson served as the chair. she also is had a career working in several physics laboratories and researching sub anatomic particles. she earned her ph.d. in elementary particle physics from m.i.t. our final witness is dr. charles vest president of the national academy of engineering. he was elected to the position in 2007 and serving a six-year term. dr. vest also is the president of the montana institute of technology and earned the ph.d. in mechanical engineering from the university of michigan. prior to his time in the academic world, the doctor was vice chair of the u.s. counsel of competitiveness for eight years and a member of the president's committee of advisers on science and technology during the bush and clinton administrations. both dr. vest and dr. jackson were also distinguished members of the panel that -- the 2005 national academy study rising above the gathering storm. it recommended ways to keep america economic economic
of jackson. an observer shot these pictures. look at that. a large funnel cloud moving. multiple buildings around the town are damaged. at least a dozen of people are injured. university of southern mississippi campus was hit. describe for us how bad it was and how bad it is. we can see a little bit behind you of some of that damage. >> reporter: i'll describe for you how bad it was as you take a look at how bad this building is. first, this is the ogletreehouse on the campus of university of southern mississippi. it started out 100 years ago as the home of the president of the college. now it's the alumni association's homes. you see piles of bricks here, and some parts of this building still intact. chairs, tables, degrees hanging on the walls. to talk about how bad it was, when it came through early sunday evening, it's described as being 3/4 of a mile wide just charging through this town. we've spoken with the cops here touring this area. a few miles away, there's the oak grove high school. there's damage there. this stayed in town and on the ground for some time. as it relates to inju
in eric jackson, he joins us now on the news line. eric, i'm just wondering if you believe that something will be done with this cash, whether it be announced at this particular conference, or weeks after the shareholder meeting, and whether david einhorn played a pivotal role, in your view, of pushing this into the spotlight? >> yes, there's no question he did. and i do think we're going to get some answers on increased either stock buyback, or, you know, some form of the cash coming back to shareholders. but i don't think it will happen until the end of the month. basically, what's pushed this forward with einhorn is that apple has a shareholder meeting coming up at the end of the month. so shareholders have to vote on this particular measure around pressed stock. so he basically took that opportunity to kind of put this front and center. so i think basically between now and then, there's going to be a lot of back channel discussions, and i would expect some sort of shareholder friendly announcement before the end of the month. >> how are you voting your proks ji? i ask that, because th
bernanke gave his very famous speech in jackson hole, wyoming? that was in august of 2010. and that's when the market really took off. the federal reserve obviously having a big influence on what was going on. we moved almost 2,000 points right there. that's the key point here. about 20%. that was just in five months. that was the second really remarkable leg of this rally. across 12,000 on february 1st, 2011. here is the european debt crisis. here is the u.s. debt downgrade. remember that? that was august, 2011. that dropped the market down. caused the dow in fact to drop below 11,000. that was in august of 2011. we had a few volatile months where things bounced around and then over all started moving up again. we passed 13,000. that was february 28, 2012. and basically we had a lot of worries. remember last year about europe and minor moves to the down side, and eventually you could see the final move up here to 14,000. okay. here's the next thing. an important thing. let's look at the markets today. i want to just flip forward to what's happening today. there's a lot of questions about
of principal. >>> michael jackson. coming up we've got more market thoughts from guest host nouriel roubini. plus the house majority leader eric cantor. he's going to be joining us. he's going to talk washington and wall street and the future of the republican party. when "squawk box" returns. ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ ♪ [ male announcer ] concept. calvin klein underwear. 360 seamless technology. ♪ [ indistinct shouting ] [ male announcer ] time and sales data. split-second stats. [ indistinct shouting ] ♪ it's so close to the options floor... [ indistinct shouting, bell dinging ] ...you'll bust your brain box. ♪ all on thinkorswim from td ameritrade. ♪ >>> welcome back to "squawk box" this morning. in the headlines, toyota raising its full-year profit forecast. it's seen increased sales and also expects to benefit from favorable exchange rates. the automaker expects to person $9.3 billion for the fiscal year ending in march. up from the prior forecast of $8.5 billion. and barclays has set aside another $1.6 billion to compensate customers who were sold financial products under misleading c
went skiing in jackson hole, wyoming. but there are some people who can't do these things. wake up in a morning and see a different face and i feel fortunate and lucky to have the recovery i did which allowed me to get to the point where i can become an advocate and share my story with people like you and your viewers. host: why do you think we have had a series of mass chootings, whether it is virginia tech, aurora, colorado, newtown, connecticut? guest: a part of that deals with easy access to firearms. there are too many people who leave their guns accessible to children or those with dangerous mental illness and sell guns to strangers without background checks. we should change that and improve that. i wanted to work with the brady campaign and spend time up here in congress. i think there is a lot of factors. but i think the one that separates us from the modern industrialize fd world is our accessibility to firearms. host: these are 2011 numbers, the most recent we were able to obtain from the bureau of alcohol, tobacco and firearms which gives you the amount of firearms sold
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